Hotel Escuela Santa Cruz
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This is it. I'm sitting in my residencia now on the final night of my time here in Tenerife. I cannot believe I've been here for five weeks and that I won't be going to the hospital on Monday...it feels like I've started a new life here and now I'm throwing away something I got so used to! Either way, I'm excited for what the rest of my summer, year and life hold, so though I'm sad to leave, I'm also happy to go.
These last two days have been absolutely amazing! It was ...
... born babies, so my day was pretty much made on the unit. That being said, I really don't think gynecology is for me; the fact of the matter is that this specialty requires a lot of work with labor and pregnancy, and I don't know if I want to put myself in the position of seeing a pregnancy or labor go wrong. I do respect the specialty a lot, and understand how important it is, but I think my interests lie elsewhere.
After shadowing, we had our ...
... creating a huge cave where animals and vegetation can form. We got to see one of the largest in the world, and it was one of the most unique things I've ever experienced. Everything was completely pitch black, which is why our helmets had lights attached to them. The floor of this cave was extremely rugged and hard to walk on, and the roof was rough and covered with micro stalactites. We trudged our way through the cave with our guide, learning about the different kinds of ...
... soup, fried cheese with honey and basil sauces, huge plates of chicken and ribs, and then finished the whole thing off with some cake. The people around me were mostly vegetarians, so I got to eat a lot of ribs and chicken--practically all of it actually--so by the time we got to the bus I was so full I felt like I was going to throw up. It was so worth it though.
It was so cool to meet our new fellows, and I loved going to the beach and seeing the mountains, so I had ...
... issues that are usually accompanied by a number of secondary symptoms. For example, we saw a patient who had depression (normally treated by a psychiatrist), but who was found on the floor of her apartment, suffering from a heart attack. She was morbidly obese, and had type 2 diabetes. In order to make sure this patient was appropriately treated, she was sent to the inpatient unit of internal medicine, since she had so many health problems that needed tending to. I ...